GOPers Criticize Food Items in Recovery.Gov

Aides to Congressional Republicans emailed this list from Drudge Report to reporters this morning, under the guise of criticizing the stimulus package:

RECOVERY.GOV // AWARDED: $2,531,600 FOR 'HAM, WATER ADDED, COOKED, FROZEN, SLICED, 2-LB'

RECOVERY.GOV // AWARDED: $1,191,200 FOR '2 POUND FROZEN HAM SLICED'

RECOVERY.GOV // AWARDED: $351,807 FOR 'REPLACE AND UPGRADE THE DUMBWAITER'

RECOVERY.GOV // AWARDED: $1,562,568 FOR 'MOZZARELLA CHEESE'

RECOVERY.GOV // AWARDED: $5,708,260 FOR 'PROCESS CHEESE'

RECOVERY.GOV // AWARDED: $16,784,272 FOR 'CANNED PORK' ...

For those wondering what the links are all about, a White House officials says "they're grants for various emergency food programs, including food banks and summer school programs that feed disadvantaged kids," and are being distributed through the Agriculture Department's stimulus efforts.

-- jpt

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